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Papanicolau ou exame preventivo: O que toda mulher precisa saber

Explains, in Portuguese, the basics of a Pap smear and its importance in the early detection of cervical cancer.

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Published: 2002
Abnormal results: understanding your diagnosis and treatment (Portuguese)

Explains, in Portuguese, abnormal Pap smear results. Describes the different diagnositc tests and treatment options.

Published: 2002
Por um parto respeitoso!

Defines, in Portuguese, Mother-Friendly care, an evidence-based model of care that focuses on prevention and wellness as the alternatives to high-cost screening, diagnosis, and treatment programs.

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Published: 1996
Instrucoes para uso: inducao de aborto com misoprostol em gravidezes ate 63 dias

Presents, in Portuguese, guidelines for the use of misoprostol to terminate pregnancies for trained medical professionals.

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Published: 2003
Instrucoes para uso: misoprostol para tratamento de abortamento incompleto e espontaneo

Provides, in Portuguese, guidelines for trained healthcare providers on the use of misoprostol to treat early pregnancy failures including incomplete and missed abortions.

Published: 2004
O que a mulher deve saber sobre a histerectomia

Provides basic information about hysterectomy, including why the operation may be necessary, the different types of surgery, and alternative treatments, in Portuguese.

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Published: 2000, 2004
Depressao e depressao maniaca
Lists, in Portuguese, the symptoms of depressive illness and manic depression. Explores its causes, duration, recurrence, and treatment. Gives information on how family and friends can help. (See Details)
Published: 1993
Sera que tenho cancer na mama?
Presents a foto-novella, in Portuguese, to promote the early detection of breast cancer in the Portuguese community.
Published: 2003
A fresh look at an old test: I'm over 50 so do I still need a Pap? (Portuguese)
Presents information, in Portuguese, about the Pap test for women over 50 years of age. Describes what a Pap test is, who should get one, when it is the best time to get one, and why it is important. (See Details)
Descobrir o cancro do seio no início pode salvar-lhe a vida
Describes, in Portuguese, the Manitoba Breast Screening Program, what a woman can expect when she has a mammogram, how long she has to wait to get her results, and how to book an appointment in Manitoba. (See Details)